Quantity Surveying (Level 6)

Grow your expertise helping us to upgrade and transform our network.

Rachel, Quantity Surveying Level 6 Apprentice“As a school leaver, I knew University wasn’t the right route for me so I left and went straight into work.”
— Rachel, Quantity Surveying Level 6 Apprentice

How long: Approximately 5.5 years
Where: London
Salary: £22,938
What you’ll need:

  • 5 GCSE’s Grade A* – C or Grade 4 and above including Maths and English language
  • Plus 3 A-Levels grade A* – C or equivalent.
  • You’ll also need to be 18 years of age by 6 September 2021 to be eligible for this scheme.

We’re looking for people who are:

  • Highly motivated and have a willingness to learn
  • Have a creative approach to problem solving
  • Enthusiastic and have an inquisitive mind

Job overview

As we look to modernise our assets, you’ll be involved in projects which extend our network,  improve our stations to enhance station capacity, purchasing new trains and buses to enhance customer experience, improving the reliability of the network via technology updates, reducing times between services and developing new entrances in stations to reduce congestion and support London’s population.

What will I be doing?

Some of the placements you could complete are Road Improvements, Procurement, Accessibility Programme and Track Maintenance.
You could gain experience in creating and implementing cost plans, procurement and advertising, reviewing and negotiating change via contract admin, forecasting and cash flow management.

Where can this career take me?

On completion of your Level 6 apprenticeship, you will gain a Degree in Quantity Surveying along with an accreditation and full Professional Membership of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS). Apprentices tend to become Commercial Managers or Senior Commercial Managers.

MRICS status is worldwide – not just UK based making this a truly international opportunity.


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“When I found out that  TfL offered the opportunity for me to get my degree whilst working at the same time as an apprentice, I changed my career in pursuit of real progression.”